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Summary for Patent: 6,649,180
Title: Hard capsule formed of cellulose ether film with a specific content of methoxyl and hydroxypropoxyl groups
Abstract:A cellulose ether film is formed of a composition comprising a cellulose ether as a base in which some of the hydrogen atoms of cellulosic hydroxyl groups are replaced by alkyl groups and/or hydroxyalkyl groups, a gelling agent, and a gelling aid. The total content of alkoxyl and hydroxyalkoxyl groups in the cellulose ether is limited to 23-37.6% by weight, which is effective for preventing the gelling aid from precipitating out and maintaining a favorable outer appearance during long-term storage.
Inventor(s): Matsuura; Seinosuke (Kyoto, JP), Tanjoh; Masaru (Sakurai, JP)
Assignee: Shionogi Qualicaps Co., Ltd. (Yamatokoriyama, JP)
Application Number:09/549,205
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Composition; Compound; Dosage form;

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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,649,180

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Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Japan11-106689Apr 14, 1999

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